Gerald B Hickson

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Identifying and addressing communication failures as a means of reducing unnecessary malpractice claims
    Gerald B Hickson
    Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4220, USA
    N C Med J 68:362-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint A complementary approach to promoting professionalism: identifying, measuring, and addressing unprofessional behaviors
    Gerald B Hickson
    Department of Medical Education and Administration, Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Acad Med 82:1040-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Physician practice behavior and litigation risk: evidence and opportunity
    Gerald B Hickson
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:688-99. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient complaints and malpractice risk in a regional healthcare center
    Gerald B Hickson
    Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    South Med J 100:791-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Gaps in enrollment from a Medicaid managed care program: effects on emergency department visits and hospitalizations for children with asthma
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8555, USA
    Med Care 43:718-25. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient complaints and malpractice risk
    Gerald B Hickson
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    JAMA 287:2951-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in prescribing of antipsychotic medications for US children
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:79-83. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint An intervention model that promotes accountability: peer messengers and patient/family complaints
    James W Pichert
    Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:435-46. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Health care access of Hispanic young adults in the United States
    S Todd Callahan
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212 3100, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:627-33. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint New users of antipsychotic medications among children enrolled in TennCare
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Suite 5028 MCE, Nashville, TN 37232 8555, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:753-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Identifying and addressing communication failures as a means of reducing unnecessary malpractice claims
    Gerald B Hickson
    Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4220, USA
    N C Med J 68:362-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint A complementary approach to promoting professionalism: identifying, measuring, and addressing unprofessional behaviors
    Gerald B Hickson
    Department of Medical Education and Administration, Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Acad Med 82:1040-8. 2007
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Physician practice behavior and litigation risk: evidence and opportunity
    Gerald B Hickson
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:688-99. 2008
    ..Physicians who disrupt the emotional ecosystem increase liability for themselves and team members. A method of identifying physicians at increased risk and a strategy for intervening to reverse the pattern is described...
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient complaints and malpractice risk in a regional healthcare center
    Gerald B Hickson
    Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    South Med J 100:791-6. 2007
    ..To study the association between physicians' complaint records and their risk management experiences in a regional healthcare center...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gaps in enrollment from a Medicaid managed care program: effects on emergency department visits and hospitalizations for children with asthma
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8555, USA
    Med Care 43:718-25. 2005
    ..For high-risk children with asthma enrolled in Medicaid, loss of Medicaid coverage is a potential threat to access to quality asthma care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient complaints and malpractice risk
    Gerald B Hickson
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    JAMA 287:2951-7. 2002
    ..If malpractice risk is related in large measure to factors such as patient dissatisfaction with interpersonal behaviors, care and treatment, and access, it might be possible to monitor physicians' risk of being sued...
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in prescribing of antipsychotic medications for US children
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:79-83. 2006
    ..To identify frequencies of prescribing for antipsychotics among all US children...
  8. ncbi request reprint An intervention model that promotes accountability: peer messengers and patient/family complaints
    James W Pichert
    Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:435-46. 2013
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Health care access of Hispanic young adults in the United States
    S Todd Callahan
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212 3100, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:627-33. 2006
    ..Given the heterogeneity of the Hispanic population, the specific aims of this study were to assess health insurance coverage and health care access and utilization for different Hispanic subgroups young adults in the U.S...
  10. ncbi request reprint New users of antipsychotic medications among children enrolled in TennCare
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Suite 5028 MCE, Nashville, TN 37232 8555, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:753-9. 2004
    ....
  11. doi request reprint An analysis of risk factors for patient complaints about ambulatory anesthesiology care
    J Matthew Kynes
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1301 Medical Center Drive, 4648 The Vanderbilt Clinic, Nashville, TN 37232 5614, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:1325-32. 2013
    ..In this study, we describe the distribution of complaints among anesthesia providers and identify factors associated with complaint risk in pediatric and adult populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Family reports of care denials for children enrolled in TennCare
    Robert S Valet
    School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8555, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e37-42. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to identify experiences with care denial reported by families in TennCare, Tennessee's managed care program for Medicaid enrollees and uninsured...
  13. doi request reprint Medical malpractice claims risk in urology: an empirical analysis of patient complaint data
    C J Stimson
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 183:1971-6. 2010
    ..We investigated whether patient complaint experience differs among urologists, and whether urological subspecialists generate distinct quantities and types of complaints...
  14. ncbi request reprint Role-modeling and medical error disclosure: a national survey of trainees
    William Martinez
    Dr Martinez is assistant professor of medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee Dr Hickson is senior vice president for quality, Safety, and risk prevention, assistant vice chancellor for health affairs, Joseph C Ross Chair for Medical Education and Administration, and professor of pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee Dr Miller is senior associate dean for health sciences education and professor of medical education and administration, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee Dr Doukas is William Ray Moore Endowed Chair of Family Medicine and Medical Humanism and professor of family and geriatric medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky Dr Buckley is associate professor of clinical medicine and vice chair for quality improvement and patient safety, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana Dr Song is director of graduate studies, Center for Bioethics, and Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota Dr Sehgal is associate professor and associate chair for quality and safety, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California Ms Deitz is managing director of evaluation, Office of Medical Education, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California Dr Braddock is professor of medicine, and vice dean for education, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Dr Lehmann is director, Center for Bioethics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and associate professor of medicine and medical ethics, Harvard Medical School
    Acad Med 89:482-9. 2014
    ..To measure trainees' exposure to negative and positive role-modeling for responding to medical errors and to examine the association between that exposure and trainees' attitudes and behaviors regarding error disclosure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Best practices for basic and advanced skills in health care service recovery: a case study of a re-admitted patient
    Anna C Hayden
    Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:310-8. 2010
    ..Service recovery requires the exercise of both basic and advanced skills. We term certain skills as advanced because of the significant variation in their use or endorsement among 30 health care organizations in the United States...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prescriptions for contraindicated category X drugs in pregnancy among women enrolled in TennCare
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8555, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:106-11. 2004
    ....
  17. pmc The use of a multidisciplinary morbidity and mortality conference to incorporate ACGME general competencies
    Rondi M Kauffmann
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2730, USA
    J Surg Educ 68:303-8. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Sustained improvement in hand hygiene adherence: utilizing shared accountability and financial incentives
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:1129-36. 2013
    ..To evaluate the impact of an institutional hand hygiene accountability program on healthcare personnel hand hygiene adherence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Very early exposure to erythromycin and infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
    William O Cooper
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Suite 5028 MCE, Nashville, TN 37232 8555, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:647-50. 2002
    ..To assess the link between very early erythromycin exposure and pyloric stenosis in young infants...
  20. ncbi request reprint Confidentiality and privacy in health care from the patient's perspective: does HIPAA help?
    Ilene N Moore
    Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
    Health Matrix Clevel 17:215-72. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of families that complain following pediatric emergency visits
    Kecia N Carroll
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Nashville, TN 37232 8555, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:326-31. 2005
    ..We investigated whether visits by patients of different race/ethnicities were equally represented in unsolicited complaints filed with a medical center's Office of Patient Affairs (OPA) regarding pediatric emergency visits...
  22. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting pediatricians' reporting of suspected child maltreatment
    Veronica L Gunn
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8555, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:96-101. 2005
    ..To identify factors associated with pediatricians' decision not to report suspected child maltreatment...